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Iam a newbie returing to scalextric after 50y .I have a few projects in mind one is two Dolomite Sprint kits .I want advice on 3d printing and and where to get scale sprint wheels from or made
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Are you Dolly bodyshells resin cast?
 

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Do you mean a 3DP chassis to fit the bodyshells you have?
 

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Hello Dollyboy,
Obviously actual physical wheels would ideal but a "temporary" solution would be to scale down a photograph of a wheel and stick images of them onto flat-faced wheels. I did this to get Cromodora wheels for a Lancia 1.6HF
Some clubs/events frown upon such practice but for personal use they can suffice if you centre the photograph on the wheel centre.

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Hello Dollyboy,
Obviously actual physical wheels would ideal but a "temporary" solution would be to scale down a photograph of a wheel and stick images of them onto flat-faced wheels. I did this to get Cromodora wheels for a Lancia 1.6HF
Some clubs/events frown upon such practice but for personal use they can suffice if you centre the photograph on the wheel centre.
I am finding it difficult to find any wheels atm esp as the ammount of wheel /tyres ect are about on the inter net and how do you find the correct correct size in the first place?I likew the idear of a tempery scale pic ,but how do you scale down a pic as most pic resizes only do it bigger or smaller and not in a 1/32 scale
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Hello Dollyboy,
Obviously actual physical wheels would ideal but a "temporary" solution would be to scale down a photograph of a wheel and stick images of them onto flat-faced wheels. I did this to get Cromodora wheels for a Lancia 1.6HF
Some clubs/events frown upon such practice but for personal use they can suffice if you centre the photograph on the wheel centre.

Leo
While i wait for help on the real wheels i need .How do you resize a pic to 1/32 scale
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Do you mean a 3DP chassis to fit the bodyshells you have?
Yes .Iam waiting for the delivery atm .How do i know what size of wheel/tyre size ? The cars used to race on standard tyres but how do you transfer real size to model size
 

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I used printed decals for my Baby Bertha wheels. I cut plasticard discs to fit the wheels and sized the decals to fit

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I used printed decals for my Baby Bertha wheels. I cut plasticard discs to fit the wheels and sized the decals to fit

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I used printed decals for my Baby Bertha wheels. I cut plasticard discs to fit the wheels and sized the decals to fit

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They would do formy Montego project as they have crosspoke wheels
 
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